Housing Coordinator

Fort Valley State University Fort Valley , GA 31030

Posted 2 weeks ago

FORT VALLEY STATE UNIVERSITY (FVSU), a state and land-grant institution of the University System of Georgia, invites applications for the Housing Coordinator position in the Department of Student Affairs & Enrollment Management - Office of Residential Life and Housing.

Fort Valley State University, the only 1890 land-grant university in Georgia, is a comprehensive institution that provides an education to over 2,800 students including graduate students. The university is located in the town of Fort Valley in Peach County, the original site of the state's peach industry. Its 1,365-acre (5.52 km2) campus is Georgia's second-largest public university in area.

JOB SUMMARY:

Coordinates services and operations for the University's co-educational residence housing complex.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Hires and trains student employees of University housing.

  • Establishes and implements a comprehensive student community development program.

  • Advises and disciplines students living in University housing.

  • Supervises the staff living and working in University housing.

  • Manages the budget. Intervenes in student conflicts, such as roommate disagreements, etc.

  • Serves as a liaison between the community and University housing.

  • Coordinates the grievance process for problems arising within the dormitories.

  • Investigates complaints filed with University housing.

  • Coordinates student moves and room changes.

  • Develops educational and entertainment programs for students living in the dormitories.

  • Serves as a liaison between University housing and the campus police regarding issues of security.

  • Assists in special housing programs, such as Honors Housing, etc.

  • Conducts orientation meetings for new residents.

  • Serves as advisor to the student resident government.

  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of mediation and dispute resolution techniques.

  • Knowledge of budget management issues.

  • Knowledge of grievance procedures.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills.

  • Ability to analyze and resolve conflict situations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree in a related field and two years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's degree in a related field and one year of experience in a related field.

If you have questions regarding this position, please contact FVSU's Office of Human Resources at hrfvsu@fvsu.edu or (478)825-6301.

Fort Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate against applicants, students or employees on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, or marital or veteran status.

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Housing Coordinator

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